IBM Directory Server for IBM i contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with command line access to the host operating system can elevate privileges to gain component access to the host operating system. IBM X-Force ID: 263584.
Published 2023-10-15 02:15:10
Updated 2023-10-19 01:04:17
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-40378

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-40378

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
4.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
1.4
3.4
IBM Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2023-40378

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: psirt@us.ibm.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-40378

Products affected by CVE-2023-40378

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